Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

The Accelerator capped off the 100-day program with a Demo Day event at the World Food Prize and announced applications will be open in January of 2018 for the Class of 2018.

More details at Demo Day 2017
Our investors are Leaders in Agriculture.
Our mentors spend their days thinking and innovating in AgTech.

Join us to grow with the industry's accelerator.


The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator wouldn’t be possible without the leadership and commitment of our investors. These companies and individuals within are instrumental in the creation of the program, providing mentorship to the startups, and helping lead the startups toward commercial viability. We couldn’t fulfill our charter without this amazing group.

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co.

John Deere

Kent Corporation

The Peoples Company

Dupont Pioneer

Sukup Manufacturing Co.

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The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Cultivation Corridor

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Our new Executive Director, Megan Vollstedt is pleased to announce our class Click here for more.